research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back, the musical "the lion king" marked 15 years on broadway. the story of a lion cub raised by a wart hog and meerkat was a hit for disney, since opening in november of 1997. it has become the highest grossing broadway musical in history. julie taymor told me how she turned a two dimensional film into a live experience that has been playing the world over. >> you were first woman to win the tony for "the lion king" highest grossing musical bringing in a $6 billion. did you envision such success? >> no. >> talk to us about what you were expecting. bringing a cartoon to broadway. >> i don't know if i had any expectations about the commercial success. the producers wanted what i had done in the theater. been in theater all my life. there is a clash, a bit of a tension between giving the audience what they think they want, especially in a big known piece like "the lion king"